Falafel Recipe: The Best Vegan Alternative
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​​​​​​​​These days ethnicity is valuable for almost all of us. It is a traditional but popular lifestyle. It takes form according to what you wear, where you go and mostly what you eat or drink. OK. What is the deal with Yeni Rakı?

Yeni Rakı welcomes every type of culture and it is always keeping up with the times. So, you surely find a place on the table for a well-tasted ethnic food. Glad to say, one of these well-tasted ethnic food is Falafel! It is a perfect example accompany with your table which debated lie in Egypt, with variants coming across the Middle East. As for the most important part, it is convenient to every kind of palate; vegan, vegetarian, and food interested people. It is light and digestible.

Falafel, one of the most chosen vegan appetite is a perfect combination of chickpeas and spicies. It is easy soft and well tasted crunchy but soft inside meatballs. If you love hummus chickpeabased appetizer from Eastern Mediterranean, you should certainly try Falafel too. Now, we are ready to give these delicious vegan meatballs recipe.

By the way, you can reach our own delicious and practical Hummus recipe too here​.

Falafel Recipe


  • 1 cup chickpeas (drained)
  • 1 onion
  • Cilantro
  • 1 tsp chili pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp bla​ck pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1-2 tbsp flour

For Serving:

  • Freshly chopped parsley
  • Tahini sauce and a lemon



  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight and drain them.

  2. Combine onion, garlic, cilantro and all the spices together in a food processor.  Mix them well but keep the texture a bit. Add 1 tbsp of flour to give that dough effect.

  3. Make walnut-sized balls from the mixture and place them to the fridge for 2-3 hours.

  4. Heat the pan and add olive oil. Fry them until they become lightly golden.

  5. Serve with freshly chopped parsley, tahini sauce and a lemon.

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